Top highlights of Night A of ‘Reverse Boycott’

In the eighth inning, Ramon Loriano hammered his way to a difference-making score, rookie Hogan Harris limited the Tampa Bay Rays to one run in seven innings, and the Oakland Athletics posted their biggest home run of the season on “Reverse Boycott” night. thrilled the crowd. With a 2-1 win on Tuesday and their seventh win in a row.

With 27,759 fans mostly dressed in green and gold—many donning “Sail” T-shirts as a message to owner John Fischer, who plans to move the team to Las Vegas—the season’s final score was Creating a subsequent uproar, the A’s rallied from a 1–0 hole with single runs in the seventh and eighth innings to surprise the team with the best record in baseball for the second night in a row.

Laureano took a single against Colin Poche (4-2) to open the eighth, advanced on a sacrifice bunt, then stole third and scored when pinch-hitter Carlos Pérez’s grounder bounced off the glove of third baseman Isaac Paredes. .

Harris (2-0) replaced opener Shintaro Fujinami after the latter’s scoreless first inning and allowed just four hits over seven innings, walking two batters.

Astros 6, Nationals 1

Four players hit solo home runs, while rookie right-hander Hunter Brown recorded his second scoreless start of the season when Houston visited Washington.

Mauricio Dubon, Kyle Tucker, Martin Maldonado (100th career homer) and Chas McCormick each went deep for the Astros, who won for just the second time in their last seven games. Brown (6-3) allowed four hits and three walks while recording four strikeouts over seven innings. José Abreu recorded his 1,500th career hit and became the fourth player in franchise history to drive in 1,000 runs.

Nationals starter Patrick Corbin (4-7) allowed two runs on four hits in five innings. He used to walk five and fan five.

Giants 11, Cardinals 3

Michael Conforto went 4-for-6 with three RBI as San Francisco defeated St. Louis but lost third baseman JD Davis (sprained right ankle) and left fielder Mitch Haniger (broken right forearm) to injuries.

Mike Yastrzemski hit a two-run homer and Patrick Bailey added a solo homer for the Giants, who won for the sixth time in eight games. Giants starter Alex Cobb allowed two runs on five hits and two walks in four innings. Keaton Winn earned the save in four innings in his major league debut.

Jack Flaherty (3-5) allowed 10 hits and six runs while striking out three in 4 1/3 innings for the Cardinals, who lost for the 11th time in 14 games.

Orioles 11, Blue Jays 6

Gunnar Henderson had three hits, including a grand slam, as Baltimore visited Toronto for the Orioles’ fifth straight win.

American League Player of the Week, Henderson has homered in three straight games. He is 13-for-24 (.542) in his last six games with four homers, 10 RBI and six runs scored. Adam Frazier, Ryan O’Hearn and Aaron Hicks also did the work for the Orioles, giving up a season-high 17 hits.

Dean Kramer (7-3) of Baltimore worked six innings with his team to grab the big lead. He allowed two runs on eight hits and six without a walk. Toronto starter Chris Bassitt (7-5), who had allowed just two runs over his last two overs in 15 2/3 innings, departed after allowing eight runs on 11 hits over three innings.

Dodgers 5, White Sox 1

Will Smith and David Peralta hit home runs in the first inning, Tony Gonsolin pitched six scoreless innings, and Los Angeles returned home to top Chicago.

Gonsolin (4-1) had two hits with six strikeouts as the Dodgers returned from disappointing 2-4 road trips to Cincinnati and Philadelphia with wins in the opener of a three-game series and a six-game homestand.

White Sox starter Lance Lynn (4-7) overcame four scoreless innings in a faltering first inning and charged into the sixth to take one run. The White Sox dropped their third consecutive game after a 6–1 run and fell in the opener of a six-game road trip that also included a trip to Seattle.

Padres 6, Guardians 3

Gary Sanchez led a four-run first inning with a three-run homer and Fernando Tatis Jr. later added a solo shot as San Diego visited Cleveland in the opener of a three-game interleague series.

Padres right-hander Joe Musgrove held the Guardians to three runs on seven hits and earned the win with five strikeouts over six innings and improved to 4–2. Josh Hader made his 16th save with his ninth goal.

Cleveland starter Tanner Beebee (2-2) got himself in trouble immediately by striking out the first two hitters he faced – Tatis and Juan Soto. Tatis moved to third on Manny Machado’s flyout and scored on Xander Bogaerts’ sacrifice fly. After Jake Cronenworth’s single, Sanchez lined the first pitch he saw from BB 396 feet to left-center for his sixth homer in 13 games as the Padres made it 4–0.

Phillies 15, Diamondbacks 3

Bryson Stott went 3-for-5 with a homer and two RBI and Kyle Schwarber led off the game with a tape-measure blast, helping Philadelphia bring Arizona’s six-game winning streak to Phoenix.

Nick Castellanos doubled twice and drove in three runs, and Alex Bohm and Bryce Harper each had two-run innings as Philadelphia won for the eighth time in 10 games. The Phillies racked up 20 hits, including eight for extra bases.

Jack Wheeler (5-4) allowed one run and four hits in six innings for Philadelphia. Wheeler struck out seven and walked one. Corbin Carroll homered and Christian Walker went 4-for-4 for the Diamondbacks. Arizona starter Zach Davis (1-2) allowed six runs (four earned) and six hits over three innings.

Twins 7, Brewer 5

Carlos Correa hit a walk-off, two-run home run to complete a four-run, ninth-inning rally as Minnesota defeated Milwaukee in Minneapolis.

Michael A. Taylor led off the ninth against Devin Williams, putting Minnesota up 5–4. Edouard Julian walked and was replaced by pinch runner Willie Castro, who stole second and scored the tying run on Donovan Solano’s single to center. Correa then connected on a 1–1 changeup, sending it 408 feet to the left, giving the Twins their third win in four games.

Williams (3-1) had allowed one earned run all season in 21 appearances, 21 2/3 innings, before Monday. He earned a save for the first time in 11 chances this year as Milwaukee lost its fifth game in a row.

Rockies 7, Red Sox 6 (10 innings)

Randall Grichuk collected two hits, including a two-run double in the top of the 10th inning, helping Colorado earn a road win against Boston.

Grichuk’s double came against Justin Garza (0–1) and broke the tie at 4–4. Coco Montes and Nolan Jones scored goals in the play. The Rockies extended their lead to 7–4 when Jurikson Profar drove in Grichuk with a sacrifice fly.

Rafael Devers hit his second two-run home run of the game to make it 7–6 in the bottom of the 10th, but the Red Sox blocked the tying run on second base. Daniel Byrd (3-0) earned the win by pitching a scoreless ninth inning. Pierce Johnson recorded the final two outs to earn his 12th save.

Yankees 7, Mets 6

Josh Donaldson delivered a tiebreaking pinch-hit sacrifice fly in the sixth inning for the Yankees, who came back to defeat the Mets in the first meeting of the season between the Big Apple rivals.

DJ LeMahieu hit a two-run homer in the fifth as part of the fourth, which the Yankees used to overcome a 5–1 deficit. Brandon Nimmo went deep for the Mets, while Jeff McNeil added two RBIs.

Mets reliever Drew Smith was ejected in the seventh inning for having a sticky substance on his hand before throwing a pitch. Ron Marinaccio (3-3) picked up the win, while Josh Walker (0-1) took the loss.

Angels 7, Rangers 3

Hunter Renfro broke a 3-for-27 slump with a go-ahead home run, the Angels’ bullpen pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings, and Los Angeles rallied for the win in Arlington, Texas.

Zach Neto pitched a hit and Shohei Ohtani had two hits and two runs scored for the Angels. Jimmy Hergett (1-2) earned the win by pitching 1 1/3 scoreless innings. Carlos Estevez got the final two outs for his 18th save of the season.

Nathaniel Lowe and Corey Seager had three hits, including a homer, for the Rangers, who could not hold on to a 3–1 lead. Reliever Owen White (0-1) took the loss in his major league debut.

Reds 5, Royals 4

The Cincinnati Reds scored early and then won against host Kansas City.

The Reds sent 10 batters to the plate in a five-run second inning, highlighted by three stolen bases. Eli De La Cruz started the rally, walking to lead off the inning, then stole second and advanced to third on an error before scoring on Spencer Steuer’s single to left field.

Kevin Newman’s RBI double put the Reds ahead to stay. Stuart Fairchild and TJ Friedl then added RBI singles to help make it 5–1. Jordan Lyles (0-11) retired the last 14 batters he faced over six innings, allowing five runs on five hits and four strikeouts. Lyles’ 11 straight losses is a career high.

Cubs 11, Pirates 3

Ian Happ hit a three-run drive for his first homer in a month and had four RBI, while Jameson Tallon pitched a season-high six innings for his first home win as host Chicago rolled over Pittsburgh.

Happ hit a Lewis L.A. double for his first homer since May 5. Ortiz (1-3) erased Pittsburgh’s 1-0 lead in the first inning with a shot into the right field seats. Solo homer for Jack Suwinski, plus another run and six total hits.

The Cubs also got an eighth inning, three-run homer from Christopher Morrell as they won for the third time in four games. Ortiz was charged with four runs and also allowed six hits in 5 1/3 innings for the Pirates.

Mariners 9, Marlins 3

George Kirby pitched six strong innings and Mike Ford hit two home runs as Seattle defeated visiting Miami.

Cal Raleigh also went deep for Seattle. Seattle’s No. 7-9 batters in the order – Raleigh, Ford and José Caballero – went a combined 6-for-10 with one triple, three homers and nine RBIs.

Kirby (6-5) allowed one unearned run on three hits. The right-handed batter did not bat and had a career-high 10 strikeouts. Garrett Cooper of the Marlins hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning off Chris Flexen.

– Field Level Media